Week 2 Notes (Vocabulary (Comprehension 理解力、領悟能力, patrons 資助者、贊助人,…
How to read like a writer
one word at a time
= the author writes the text
Reading Like Writer
-> identify the choice writer made
reading & build your own
way of reading
-> texts and topics of the articles
You are reading to learn about writing.
Purpose | Intended Audience | Genre of the Article(report, essay, article) | influence of your expectation | summary or write it by yourself
2 different ways of reading
You are reading to see how something was constructed so that you can construct something similar yourself.
Ask yourself after reading
• Is this technique effective?
• What would be the advantages and disadvantages if I tried this same technique in my writing?
• What is the technique the author is using here?
Before you start reading
*Genre of the Article
(ex: report, essay, article)*
Influence of your expectation
Summary or write it by yourself
Why this piece was written?
Who can explain the writer's choice and thinking?
Active reading strategies
Review / Reflect
previewing a text
asking and answering questions
Recite / Record
Connect what you read to what you already know
Relate the reading to your own life
Pay attention to graphics as well as text
Understand the text in context
Plan to talk or write about what you read
Setting a Purpose
Planning your reading
Managing Your Reading Time
Skim through reading materials to get a rough idea of how much
you will need to read the assignment in full.
Improving Your Comprehension
Identifying the Main Points
Monitoring Your Comprehension
Ask and answer questions
Do not read in a vacuum
Organizing Ideas in Your Notes
Modified Outline Format
Cornell Note-Taking System
dash or bullet to signify each new point